"Back to God's Country" is a rousing drama of the Northern Frontier, packed with thrilling action and suspense, featuring Nell Shipman, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
Nell Shipman was an actress portraying strong female characters that liked the outdoors and adventures. Her love for animals was extraordinary, as manifested in this film.
Nell Shipman was a Canadian and "Back to God's Country" is considered the best and most successful of all Canadian silent movies.
Directed by David Hartford
Produced by James Oliver Curwood, Ernest Shipman (uncredited)
Written by James Oliver Curwood (short story:Wapi, the Walrus), Nell Shipman
Cinematography Dal Clawson, Joseph Walker
Editing by Cyril Gardner
Distributed by First National Exhibitor's Circuit (later to become First National Pictures)
Release date October 27, 1919
Language Silent film, English intertitles
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